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UK Medical Heritage Library

The UK Medical Heritage Library brings together books and pamphlets from 10 research libraries in the UK, focused on the 19th and early 20th century history of medicine and related disciplines. This ongoing digitisation project is funded by Jisc (http://www.jisc-content.ac.uk/) and the Wellcome Library (http://wellcomelibrary.org). The UK Medical Heritage Library is a sub-set of the Medical Heritage Library (archive.org/details/medicalheritagelibrary).



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Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal College of Surgeons of England
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21,496
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2.6M
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England is a professional membership organisation of 20,000 UK and international members, and registered charity, which exists to advance surgical standards and improve patient care. The College received its first Royal Charter in 1800 but traces its origins to the Company of Barber-Surgeons, established in 1540. In 1745, the Barber-Surgeons were split by an Act of Parliament into two bodies and the Company of Surgeons was established. The Hunterian Museum ,...
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
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10,474
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2.3M
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The RCPE is an independent standard-setting body and professional membership organisation. Our aim is to improve and maintain the quality of patient care. We help qualified doctors to pursue their careers in specialist (internal) medicine through medical examinations, education and training. We also provide resources and information to support and facilitate professional development for physicians throughout their careers. The Library was founded in 1682 when Sir Robert Sibbald, one of the...
Chemist and Druggist
Chemist and Druggist
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6,967
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2.9M
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Chemist and Druggist, the leading trade journal for the pharmacy community in the UK, has been in continuous publication since 1859. It contains a wealth of information for studying the history of medicine and pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Also contained in its pages are many striking visual examples from over 150 years of developments in advertising, packaging and graphic design. The Chemist and Druggist has been made available by the Wellcome Library , one of the greatest...
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Physicians
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4,151
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1.2M
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The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the professional body for physicians, with over 30,000 members and fellows across the globe. The RCP has an extensive library , started at the foundation of the RCP in 1518 and maintained and developed today. The rare books and special collections are displayed in public exhibitions and can be viewed in person by making a research appointment with the library. 20th-century collections are available to all for reference access in the library reading room....
University of Leeds Library
University of Leeds Library
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3,775
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1.1M
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Leeds University Library is one of the major academic research libraries of the UK, attracting students and scholars from around the world to its rich and extensive print, online and manuscript collections gathered during its 100 -year history. The Library has some of the UK's outstanding collections of rare books and manuscripts, and five of its premier Special Collections have been awarded "designated status" under the national scheme for recognising world class collections held in...
University of Glasgow Library
University of Glasgow Library
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5,393
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1.1M
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This collection contains items from the University of Glasgow Library. Glasgow University is a broad based, research intensive institution with a global reach, and has been teaching medicine since 1714. The University's Libra ry's medical collections cover all subject areas and are particularly strong in anatomy, surgery, clinical medicine, public health, sanitation and homeopathic medicine.
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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 3,900 students and more than 1,000 staff worki ng in over 100 countries. The School is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, and was recently cited as the world's leading research-focused graduate school. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence...
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This collection contains items from the Foyle Special Collections Library, King's College London. The Foyle Special Collections Library holds over 180,000 printed books and journals, as well as maps, slides, sound recordings and manuscript material, spanning the humanities, sciences and social sciences and ranging in date from the 15th century to the present day. The history of medicine is a notable strength of these holdings, which include the historical library collections of St. Thomas's...
Wellcome Library
by Solomon, King of Israel. n 80024516; Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (Samuel Liddell MacGregor)
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Limited ed. of 500 numbered copies
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Topic: Jewish magic
University of Bristol Library
University of Bristol Library
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943
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221,752
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The University of Bristol Library serves the needs of one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities. Its special collections reflect the broad scope of the institution’s research and teaching, ranging from important deposits of publishing archive, through leading geological collections to the library and archive of the National Liberal Club, a key source for public debate in the nineteenth-century. The present collection is drawn from the library of the Bristol Medical School...
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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At head of title: To members of parliament and others
Wellcome Library
by Lévi, Éliphas, 1810-1875. n 50032513
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t. 1. Dogme.--t. 2. Rituel
Topic: Magic
Wellcome Sexology Collection
by Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936.; Unwin, J. D. (Joseph Daniel), 1895-1936
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"Notes and references": p. [433]-617. Bibliography: p. [624]-642
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Topics: Primitive societies, Sexual ethics, Sex, Culture
The gentleman's magazine.
The gentleman's magazine.
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69
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6,830
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Issued in a limited edition of "only three thousand copies"
Topics: Erotic literature, Erotic art, Sex in literature, Pornography, Sex, Prostitution, Homosexuality,...
Wellcome Library
by Stokes, W. D
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40 pages ; 17 cm
Topics: 93-1541, Galen, Anti-Vaccinating Society
Includes index
Topics: Herbals, Medicinal plants
Edition limited to 300 numbered copies on French hand-made paper"
Topic: Sex
Wellcome Library
by Grose, Francis, 1731?-1791. n 50032813
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ESTC
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Topic: English language
Royal College of Surgeons of England
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The Royal College of Surgeons of England
Topic: Expeditions
Wellcome Library
by Däath, Heinrich. n 2005181550
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Topic: Medical astrology
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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"Published for subscribers only."
Topics: Occultism, Magic, Magic, Occultism
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UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library
Topic: Le Normand, M. A. (Marie-Anne Adélaide), 1772-1843
Wellcome Library
by Le Vasseur, A
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"La présente édition en français ... n'est autre chose que la rajeunissement complet de la traduction attribuée à A. Levasseur dans le catalogue Brunet." -- "Avertissement," t. 1, p. [v]
Topic: Magic
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
Leipziger Literatur Zeitung.
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45
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2,245
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Royal College of Physicians
by Lombard, H. C. (Henri Clermond), 1803-1895; Fox, Wilson, 1831-1887 (Associated name); Royal College of Physicians of London
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Four volumes in two books
Topics: Medical Climatology, Climate, Meteorology
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
The philosophical magazine.
The philosophical magazine.
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77
ITEMS
3,210
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Library & Archives Service
by Creighton, Charles, 1847-1927; London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Bookplate of Society of Medical Officers of Health in Copy 1
Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Printer's imprint at foot of half-title: Knight and Compton, printers
Topics: Occultism, Alchemy, Magic
4 unnumbered leaves, 40 pages, 2 plates : (4to)
Topics: Pennant, John, Heart -- Parasites
Topics: Amulets, Superstitions, Amulets, Superstition
Wellcome Library
by Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947. n 80057223
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Topics: Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947, Substance-Related Disorders, Drug abuse, Drug addicts
University of Leeds Library
by Escoffier, A. (Auguste), 1846-1935; Gilbert, Philéas; Fetu, Emile; University of Leeds. Library
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The University of Leeds Library
Topic: Cooking, French
Wellcome Library
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"Comprising information concerning all persons bearing hereditary or courtesy titles, knights, companions of all the various orders, and the collateral branches of all peers and baronets"
Topic: Genealogy and Heraldry
Wellcome Library
by Sahagún, Bernardino de, -1590. n 79122689
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Descriptive letterpress on versos facing all plates except one
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Topics: History, Aztecs, Calendar, Indians of Mexico, Nahuatl language, Natural history
UCL Library Services, University College London (UCL)
by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Council; University College, London. Library Services
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Includes index
Topics: Pharmacopoeias, Pharmacopoeias as Topic
Wellcome Library
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94 pages cdxxxii pages : 30 1/2 cm
Topics: Paper industry -- History, Papermaking -- History, Watermarks, Papermaking, Watermarks
Wellcome Library
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Includes index
Topic: Natural history
Wellcome Library
by Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958. n 79023342
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Includes bibliographic footnotes
Topic: Indians, North American
Wellcome Library
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61 pages : 23 cm
Topics: Hopkins, Matthew, -1647, Witchcraft -- history, Witchcraft, England
Contains vocabularies
Topics: Egyptian language, Mythology, Religion, Folklore
Wellcome Library
by Liddell, Henry George, 1811-1898
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xlv, 2042, xi, 153 pages ; 30 cm
Topic: Greek language
Wellcome Library
by Grillot de Givry, 1870-1929
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450 pages, 2 leaves, color plates : 29 x 23 cm
Topics: Occultism, Occultism
Wellcome Library
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Topic: Chemistry
Apparently reprinted in 1896, but dates of original publication are not given in that printing. Volumes are not formally numbered
Topics: Curiosities and wonders, Science, Natural History, Art
Topics: Astrology, Astrology
Journal de médecine, chirurgie, pharmacie.
Journal de médecine, chirurgie, pharmacie.
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95
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
The chemical news.
The chemical news.
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75
ITEMS
651
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Wellcome Library
by Kent, J. T. (James Tyler), 1849-1916
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Issued in 10 parts
Topics: Homeopathy, Materia Medica
Chemist and Druggist
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Topics: Pharmacy, Drug Industry
Archives de médecine navale.
Archives de médecine navale.
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41
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1,585
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals.
Wellcome Library
by Liddell, Henry George, 1811-1898
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xlv, 2042, xi, 153 pages ; 30 cm
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Topic: Greek language
3000 copies were privately printed by the anthropological branch of the Falstaff Press in 1933
Topics: Paraphilias, Sex, Homosexuality, Prostitution, Erotica, Nudity
Topic: Occultism
Wellcome Library
by Kingscote, Adeline Georgina Isabella
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3 unnumbered leaves, 71 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf : (8vo)
Wellcome Library
by Cheltenham College. nr 97012014; Hunter, A. A. nb 98079190
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Topic: Cheltenham College
Wellcome Library
by Higgins, Godfrey, 1773-1833. n 85312307
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Illustrated t.-p., mounted
Topics: Druids and druidism, Alphabet
Wellcome Library
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Issued in parts between 1924 and 1932
Topics: Archaeology, Civilization, Ancient, Weapons, Pottery, Burial, Archaeology, Civilization, Ancient
Wellcome Library
by Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. n 79058622
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Topic: Science
Wellcome Library
by Bloch, Iwan, 1872-1922; Forstern, William H
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Published in 1938 under title: Sexual life in England, past and present
Topics: Sex, Marriage, Prostitution, Flagellation, Erotica, Homosexuality, Morals
477 pages
Topics: Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis
Wellcome Library
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Includes index
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Topics: Roads, Prehistoric, Mounds, Megalithic monuments, Megalithic monuments, Mounds, Roads, Prehistoric
Wellcome Library
by Sédir, Paul, 1871-1926. n 85184975
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Bibliography: [173]-178
Topic: Materia Medica
Wellcome Library
by Steiner, Rudolf, 1861-1925. n 79049580; Schuré, Edouard, 1841-1929. n 50003176
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Second impression. First printed, 1908
Topics: Theosophy, Theosophy
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
The pharmaceutical journal and transactions.
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
Topic: Medicine
The Dublin journal of medical science.
The Dublin journal of medical science.
collection
76
ITEMS
671
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Wellcome Journals.
Topic: Journals
University of Glasgow Library
by Muḣammad Ábd Allāh, Nūr al-Dı̄n, al-Shı̄rāzı̄, active 1625-1640; Gladwin, Francis, -1813?; University of Glasgow. Library
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Includes printing in both Naskh and Devanagari scripts
Topic: Materia medica
Wellcome Sexology Collection
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Topic: Sex customs